A paper by Ben Eklof and Tatiana Saburova "‘Remembrances of the Distant Past’: Generational Memory and the Collective Auto/Biography of Russian Populists in the Revolutionary Era" was published in "Slavonic and East European Review" (2018, Vol. 96, No. 1).
On February 23 Deputy director of IGITI Aleksei Pleshkov took part in the international workshop “Time after Time”, organized by the Society for Philosophy of Time at the University of Bonn.
Alexandra Kolesnik, Junior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer at HSE’s Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities recently completed her post graduate studies in History and successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled ‘Historical representations in British popular musical culture of the 1960-1980s’. Here, Alexandra talks about her research into modern pop-culture.
Our new paper: "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov
A new paper on urban culture by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov was published in journal "Urban History" (Vol. 45, Issue 1). The paper is titled "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" and discusses history of the Tsaritsyno Park in Moscow and museum-reserve. See the paper abstract.
Oksana Zaporozhets participated in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden" at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Leading research fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets took part in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden", organised by the assosiation "NeueKulturgeographie". The conference held on January 26 at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg.
Professor at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy), the President and one of the founders of the International Federation for Public History (IFPH-FIHP) Serge Noiret have delivered two talks at IGITI on December 8. We present video recording and report on the lectures.
Leading Research Fellows of IGITI Alexander Dmitriev and Boris Stepanov took part in the Annual Convention of ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies), held in Chicago on November 9–12.
IGITI researchers Julia Ivanova and Pavel Sokolov participated in the international workshop "Language, Foreignness, Openness: Three Disciplinary Perspectives", held in Queen Mary University of London on November 17–18. Julia Ivanova presented a paper on "Linguis loquentur novis: Plurality of Languages аs a Malediction аnd a Way to Salvation", and Pavel Sokolov has dedicated his talk to "Antonio Genovesi (1712–1769): The Study of Modern Languages as a Foundation Stone of the National Common Sense".
Research fellow of IGITI Aleksei Pleshkov became a member of the Society for Philosophy of Time (SPoT). SPoT is a network for researches working on the philosophy of time. This includes the metaphysics of time, the nature of persistence through time as well as linguistic references to the present moment. SPoT explicitly encourages an interdisciplinary approach, including results from physics, psychology and linguistics.
International Conference 'Academic Revolutions?' Understanding Conceptual Renewal and Institutional Innovation in the Modern World
On October 12-13 "'Academic Revolutions?' Understanding conceptual renewal and institutional innovation in the Modern World" conference was held in IGITI. The goal of the conference was to discuss issues in such fields as the history of natural and social sciences and humanities as well as contemporary sociology of knowledge and sociology of ideas in their application to changes in scientific outlook and academic practices since the early modern period, including the Big Science and the trends of the twenty-first century.